Senior Advocacy Officer Tax Justice & Inequalities
BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background :
Manon Aubry is leading a campaign on tax justice and inequalities for Oxfam and is teaching human rights at Sciences Po Paris. She is a graduate in International Affairs and Human Rights from Sciences Po Paris and Columbia University (New York) and started her career in the humanitarian sector, before specializing in economic, social and cultural rights, using human rights as a tool for social justice. She has worked for different human rights NGOs, mainly in sub-saharan Africa.
ACHIEVEMENT/ What is the project/initiative/startup/company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum all about ?
Oxfam is an international organization that mobilizes the power of people against poverty. We are currently campaigning against tax dodging, that is fuelling inequalities and stands in the way of ending global poverty.
LOCATION / In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities ?
Oxfam works in more than 90 countries around the world.
IMPACT / What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, startup, company ?
We have documented and denounced tax dodging practices and the rise of inequalities. We’ve also pressed decision-makers to change policies and practices that reinforce poverty and injustice.
QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you :
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Martin Luther King